Breast - nonmalignant
Congenital anomalies
Nipple inversion of breast

Topic Completed: 1 February 2010

Revised: 10 January 2019

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Cite this page: Nassar H Nipple inversion of breast. website. Accessed June 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Nipple is pulled inward in its entirety
  • Congenital: usually caused by fibrous bands and hypoplastic ductal system tethering nipple in inverted position
  • Acquired: due to duct ectasia, periductal abcess or cancer; also associated with large, pendulous breasts
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Inverted nipple

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